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Review: Bollywood Wives

Review Let me start by saying that I have minimal experience with Indian or Pakistani culture. Most of my friends who are Indian were raised in the UK or US. They’re also all female. I’ve been on only one date with a man of Pakistani descent. He did get drunk and ask if we could have sex. I said no and he stuck me with the bill, but I wouldn’t claim that was representative of his entire culture or men in general. So I can’t comment on the cultural veracity of this story in any way. I can say that I am grateful not to live in a world that reflects this story in any way. Bollywood Wives is a sordid tale. The women are pawns for rich males who exploit them physically, mentally and emotionally.

Review: Gorgito's Ice Rink

Gorgito's Ice Rink was runner up in Writing Magazine's 2015 Self-Published Book of the Year Awards. Two small boys grieving for lost sisters — torn between family and other loves. Can keeping a new promise make up for breaking an old one? When Gorgito Tabatadze sees his sister run off with a soldier, he is bereft. When she disappears into Stalin’s Gulag system, he is devastated. He promises their mother on her death-bed he will find the missing girl and bring her home; but it is to prove an impossible quest. Forty years later, Gorgito, now a successful businessman in post-Soviet Russia, watches another young boy lose his sister to a love stronger than family. When a talented Russian sk